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Equities Stabilizing While the Greenback Remains Under Pressure

February 19, 2021
Overview: The bond and equity markets are trying to stabilize ahead of the weekend.  The dollar remains under pressure.  In the Asia Pacific region, Hong Kong, China, and South Korean markets advanced, but most markets could not overcome the profit-taking pressures.  Europe's Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is faring better as it tries to snap a three-day…
Equities Stabilizing While the Greenback Remains Under Pressure Equities Stabilizing While the Greenback Remains Under Pressure Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 19, 2021 Rating: 5
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Markets Chill

February 18, 2021
Overview:  The bout of profit-taking in equities continued today, and most markets in Asia Pacific and Europe are lower.  China's markets re-opened but struggled to sustain early gains. However, the Shanghai Composite rose by about 0.5%, and a smaller increase was recorded in Taiwan and an even smaller gain in Australia.  Europe's Dow Jone…
Markets Chill Markets Chill Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 18, 2021 Rating: 5
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Follow-Through Dollar Buying after Yesterday's Reversal Tests the Bears

February 17, 2021
Overview:  After reversing higher yesterday, the US dollar sees follow-through gains today, leaving the euro around a cent lower from yesterday's highs. Sterling's surge is also being tempered. Most emerging market currencies are lower as well.  The jump in bond yields has stalled, but only after Australia and New Zealand yields surged eig…
Follow-Through Dollar Buying after Yesterday's Reversal Tests the Bears Follow-Through Dollar Buying after Yesterday's Reversal Tests the Bears Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 17, 2021 Rating: 5
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Greenback Remains Heavy

February 16, 2021
Overview: The equity rally appears undeterred by the rise in interest rates or the surge in oil prices.  Led by Tokyo and Hong Kong, Asia Pacific equities advanced.  China, Taiwan, and Vietnam markets remain closed. After gapping higher yesterday and extending the gains in early turnover today, the Dow Jones Stoxx 600 is consolidating.  US shares …
Greenback Remains Heavy Greenback Remains Heavy Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 16, 2021 Rating: 5
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Sterling Continues to Run Higher and US Winter Storm Gives Oil Another Boost Sterling Continues to Run Higher and US Winter Storm Gives Oil Another Boost Reviewed by Marc Chandler on February 15, 2021 Rating: 5
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